Regions / North America
Border Patrol practices have created extensive "constitution-free zones" where civil liberties are routinely infringed.
In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.
Despite its peace constitution, Japan boasts one of the largest militaries in the world.
Now that they've stalled immigration reform, Republicans have further alienated Latino voters with their callous treatment of child migrants.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Without disarmament our nuclear nightmares may become realities -- but there is still time to avoid disaster.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
We may have the best chance since the end of the Cold War to achieve a less militarized economy.
The poem of the week from our friends at Split This Rock.